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This Is 40 (2012)

 -  Comedy  -  21 December 2012 (USA)
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Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart.

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Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann) are turning 40. But instead of celebrating, they're mired in a mid-life crisis with unruly kids, debt and unhappiness mounding. Pete's record label is failing and Debbie is unable to come to terms with her aging body. As Pete's 40th birthday party arrives, Pete and Debbie are going to have to rely on family, friends, employees, fitness trainers, aging rockers and ultimately each other to come to terms with life at age 40. Written by napierslogs

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The Sort-of Sequel to 'Knocked Up'

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Rated R for sexual content, crude humor, pervasive language and some drug material | See all certifications »

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21 December 2012 (USA)  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

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$11,579,175 (USA) (21 December 2012)

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$67,523,385 (USA) (22 February 2013)
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Trivia

Sadie is a big fan of Lost and Jack (Matthew Fox) is repeatedly shown on screen. In Knocked Up (2007), Ben is very disparaging about Matthew Fox, saying there is nothing interesting about him. Ironically, Paul Rudd was a self-described "mega-fan" of "Lost" when it was on the air. See more »

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Pete's dad (Albert Brooks) mentions his mom wanted to get an abortion - because "it was the 70's". Pete becoming 40 would indicate he would have been born in 1972. Roe V. Wade was not passed until January 1973. See more »

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Debbie: So you would do sex with me?
Flirty Hockey Player: 'Do sex'? What are you, Borat?
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After the main credits roll, there's an extended alternate take of Catherine ad-libbing insults during the conversation with the Julie, Pete, and Debbie. See more »

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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.59 (2012) See more »

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Scratch your fingernails down a blackboard instead
18 May 2013 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This was the most rubbish film I've seen in a long time. Proving that too much of a good thing is bad, the main characters in this film, who were brilliant in Knocked Up, live up to the adage. The plot is as holey as a net and the characters as endearing as a school yard bully. The wife is a nagging whinger, the husband pathetic, the eldest daughter a spoilt brat and none of the minor characters worth mentioning (the exception being Megan Fox who holds her own.) The film is too long and you care so little for the characters that you pray and pray your misery will be over soon. Extremely disappointing from Apatow, who did so well with Knocked Up. Yes, this film is right up there with Days of Thunder as one of the worst movies ever. I only gave it one star because I couldn't give it none.


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